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  Vladimir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The neighboring town of Suzdal, for instance, was mentioned in 1024, and yet its 12th century inhabitants alluded to Vladimir as a young town and treated its rulers with arrogance.
In the seniority conflicts of the 12th and early 13th centuries, Vladimir was repeatedly described as a "young town" compared to Suzdal and Rostov.
After the Mongols, Vladimir never fully recovered, and even though it remained capital through the middle of the 14th century and continued as the seat of the metropolitans of Russia, it gradually lost its political significance to the new principalities of Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vladimir   (1133 words)

 Regional Corner, Vladimir Oblast, Russia
Vladimir oblast is an industrial and agricultural region located in central Russia 180 kilometers east of Moscow.
The oblast has a population of 1.5 million, of whom 360,000 live in the regional capital, which also is called Vladimir.
Vladimir City is connected to eight other cities in the region by municipal railways.
www.bisnis.doc.gov /bisnis/bulletin/9807vlad.htm   (552 words)

 Small Towns of Russia
Vladimir Oblast is 29,000 square kilometers (11,200 square miles) and is make up of 19 administrative units and 22 cities.
It is bordered by five other Oblasts: Ivanovo to the north, Ninhnii Novgorod to the east, Ryazan to the south, the Moscow Oblast to the west, and Yaroslavl on the northwest corner.
Vladimir city is one of the oldest cities in Russia, founded by Prince Vladimir Monomakh in 1108 as a frontier fortress, defending himself from Prince Oleg Sviatoslavich from the north who had attacked Suzdal city in 1096.
www.russianamericanchamber.org /regions/Small_towns.html   (3117 words)

 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: SURGE OF FASCISM AND ANTISEMITISM IN VLADIMIR OBLAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vladimir Oblast has become a very attractive region for ultranationalists who are radical to varying degrees.
It was Vladimir Oblast where Igor Artemov, head of the nationalistic organization Russian National Union (not to be confused with Yabloko member Igor Artemyev!), arrived from St. Petersburg to run for a Duma seat.
Meanwhile in Vladimir, even children in kindergartens are recruited by Russian National Unity; kids there are helped to pin swastikas to the sleeves of their jackets.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/051200rnws3.shtml   (708 words)

 VLADIMIR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vladimir, also Volodimir or Volodimer, Volodymyr, is an ancient Slavic name, most commonly associated with Ukraine and Russia.
Vladimir I, Prince of Kiev - a medieval ruler of Kievan Rus', canonized as Saint Vladimir
Vladimir Monomakh - a medieval ruler of Kievan Rus'
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/vl/Vladimir.htm   (95 words)

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Vladimir stretches across the top of a long cigar-shaped hill and stands on the high bank of the river Klyazma, a tributary of the Oka.
Although the Tatar occupation affected the authority of the Vladimir princes, the legitimate seat of Russian royalty was confirmed by the official transfer of the Russian metropolitans from Kiev to Vladimir in 1299.
On the churches and cathedrals throughout the Vladimir Region the apse is commonly represented by a triple curve with narrow windows.
www.reec.uiuc.edu /outreach/fulbright/documents/vladimirhistory.doc   (22495 words)

 Central Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A referendum is to be held on 16 April 2006 on merging Ust-Orda Buryatia into Irkutsk Oblast.
If the result is in favour, the merger will occur on 1 January 2008.
On 1 July 2007, Kamchatka Oblast and Koryakia will be merged to form Kamchatka Krai.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Russia   (178 words)

 Vladimir --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Vladimir was founded in 1108 by Vladimir II Monomakh, grand prince of Kiev.
It is centred on Vladimir city and lies east of Moscow in the basin of the Oka River.
Russian-born pianist and conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy was known for his virtuoso technique, intellect, and sensitivity in performance.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9075611   (669 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Vladimir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vladimir, city, capital of Vladimir Oblast, western Russia, on the Klyaz’ma River.
Located in an agricultural region, Vladimir is a railroad junction;...
Vladimir, Saint (circa 956-1015), grand duke of Kyiv, whose baptism made Orthodox Christianity the official religion of Kievan Rus.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Vladimir.html   (98 words)

 Moscow Military District
Vladimir Putin, who at the time was Russia's Security Council secretary, estimated on 16 June 1999 that a Russian KFOR contingent would cost at least $50 million per year.
Being located at significant distance from the western state border of empire, MVO was the base of the reinforcement of acting army by human resources and the main supplier of the objects of comissariat supply; as the possible theater of military actions it were examined only for the very emergencies.
The majority of these parts, especially Moscow garrison, was located under the effect of the revolutionary propaganda and expressed the open dissatisfaction with the policy of government.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/russia/vo-moscow.htm   (2140 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Vladimir oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Geografical position: Vladimir area is located in the central part of the East European plain.
The oblast` borders on Moscow, Ryazan, Yaroslavl, Nizhniy Novgorod and Ivanovo areas.
The structure of the oblast` includes 16 areas, 21 city and 36 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=33   (168 words)

 Vladimir Golubnichy --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The work of the Russian short-story writer and journalist Vladimir Korolenko is infused with his social conscience.
In 1986 the Russian-born concert pianist Vladimir Horowitz capped a career of more than 60 years with a triumphant return to the concert stage in his native land.
The Russian-born American writer Vladimir Nabokov would probably have remained a fairly obscure novelist had it not been for his authorship of Lolita, published in 1955.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9002646?tocId=9002646   (738 words)

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Ivanovo oblast’ about 21,000 km 2 in area is located in the northern part of the Volga and Oka interfluve on the East-European plain.
The modern relief of Ivanovo oblast’ is a gently sloping wavy slightly hilly plain.
At the boundary with Vladimir oblast’ a part of Valdimir Opolye is situated.
www.igu-net.org /cge/educom/conferences/Fieldtrips_2003.doc   (2396 words)

Sverdlovsk Oblast officials tried to suggest to residents of the city of Yekaterinburg that they would be able to get more fresh food, while its neighbor would receive more agricultural equipment from the industrially developed region.
The only problem was that the regional elite of Kurgan Oblast were not pleased with the proposal, preferring to manage their agricultural treasures themselves without ceding any control to others.
Matvienko's colleagues in other regions have their own interests, of course, but the results will likely be the same: weaker governors are going to lose their jobs, while a select number of powerful regional leaders are likely to secure their grip on power for the foreseeable future.
www.rferl.org /reports/rpw/2004/01/2-160104.asp   (2891 words)

 The Jamestown Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For example, Admiral Vladimir Yegorov, commander of the Baltic Fleet, is preparing to stand in November in Kaliningrad Oblast against incumbent governor Leonid Gorbenko.
Vladimir Kulakov, head of the FSB in Voronezh Oblast, plans to run for governor there.
One of the toughest battles facing the Kremlin is the election set for December 22 in Ulyanovsk Oblast, Lenin's birthplace on the River Volga (Radio Ekho Moskvy, August 24).
www.jamestown.org /email-to-friend.php?article_id=17528   (938 words)

 World of Work magazine: No. 54 - Education for HIV/AIDS prevention at work in the Russian North - Department of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Olga Bogdanova from the ILO Moscow office spoke with Vladimir Kostrov, Executive Secretary of the Interagency Commission on Counteracting Drug Abuse and the Illegal Drug Trade; Viktor Zubov, Deputy Director-General of Murmansk Commercial Seaport Company; Yurii Savakov, Deputy Director of the Murmansk Oblast Trade Union Council; and Stanislav Zenov, the project's Regional Coordinator.
Vladimir Kostrov: One is being run by the Oblast Center for Preventing and Combating AIDS.
Murmansk Oblast is a constituency of the Russian Federation that is successfully realizing the spirit and the letter of social partnership.
www.ilo.org /public/english/bureau/inf/magazine/54/hivaids.htm   (1177 words)

 Vladimir, Russia, Pictures
Located in an agricultural region, Vladimir is a railroad junction; local manufactures include textiles, canned fruit, chemicals, precision instruments, and motor-vehicle parts.
Founded in 1108, Vladimir was the capital of Vladimir-Suzdal' (the leading Russian state after the dissolution of Kievan Rus) from 1157 to 1238, when the city was destroyed by the Tatars.
Nevertheless, it was not unusual that the people of Novgorod invited the artists from Byzantium to decorate their churches (Olysei Grechin, Theophanes The Greek, lsiah Grechin).
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Russia/Vladimir_city.html   (223 words)

 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: Vladimir Oblast Newspaper Criticizes Israeli Embassy Official for Playing Down ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The independent Vladimir Oblast newspaper Molva published on August 6, 2002 a sharply critical article on the visit of First Secretary of the Embassy of Israel in Moscow Nissan Amdor to the Vladimir region.
Amdor was asked if he was aware of the antisemitic writings of the rector of Vladimir State University Aleksey Sergeev, to which he replied in the affirmative and added that he would raise the issue with the rector himself in a meeting.
Although not noted in the article, the official newspaper of the Vladimir regional administration “Vladimirskie Vesti” has published vociferously antisemitic articles by Vladimir State University Rector Aleksey Sergeev accusing Jews of ritually murdering Tsar Nicholas II and conspiring to control the world.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/082002Russ3.shtml   (319 words)

 Visit Siberia Ltd. :: Russia inside :: Ryazan' oblast'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Geografical position: Ryazan` area is located in the center of the European part of Russia, in the basin of the Oka River.
The oblast` borders on Moscow, Vladimir, Nizhniy Novgorod, Tambov, Lipetsk, Tula oblast` and the republic of Mordovia.
The structure of the oblast` includes 25 areas, 12 cities and 27 rural settlements.
visitsiberia.com /russia/region.php?r=62   (185 words)

 RFE/RL Newsline, 05-03-22
Vladimir Levin, the defense lawyer for retired military intelligence (GRU) Colonel Vladimir Kvachkov, who was arrested on 17 March on suspicion of involvement in the Chubais incident, said on 21 March that Kvachkov is refusing to assist in the investigation and has dismissed all accusations against him as "absurd," newsru.com reported.
Legislative elections were held in Vladimir, Voronezh, and Ryazan oblasts on 20 March, and the pro-Kremlin Unified Russia party lost ground in two of three regions in comparison with the December 2003 State Duma elections, Boris Makarenko of the Center for Political Technologies told Ekho Moskvy on 21 March.
Prosecutors in Zhytomyr Oblast have ended their investigation into election rigging during the presidential election in 2004 and indicted eight individuals, whose trials are either over or still in progress, UNIAN reported on 22 March.
www.hri.org /news/balkans/rferl/2005/05-03-22.rferl.html   (7143 words)

 IRI : Around The Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vladimir Putin began his career as a KGB agent in 1975, and served in Dresden, German Democratic Republic.
After Vladimir Putin returned to Russia he was invited by then-St. Petersburg Mayor Anatoli Sobchak to join his staff.
Between March 1997, and July 1998, Putin served as deputy head of the Kremlin's Main Control Administration and then as first deputy head of the presidential administration in charge of relations with Russia's regional governments.
www.iri.org /newpub.asp?id=7676767685   (743 words)

 REGIONAL PROFILE: VLADIMIR OBLAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Vladimir Oblast is located in the middle of European Russia, about 200 km
The oblast is now one of the most economically developed regions of
According to a 1995 survey by Bank Austria, the oblast is ranked 10th among
www.hf.uib.no /Andre/Vesti/vladimir.htm   (428 words)

 Russia, Government, Putin Power, Governors - JRL 6-9-05
In response to the wave of terrorism last summer that culminated in the Beslan school hostage taking in September, President Vladimir Putin replaced the direct election of regional executive-branch heads with a system under which regional legislatures confirm candidates who are nominated by the president.
Only Saratov Oblast Governor Dmitrii Ayatskov and Tula Oblast Governor Vasilii Starodubtsev were rejected, while Koryak Autonomous Okrug Governor Vladimir Loginov was dismissed under accusations of incompetence.
In effect, Putin has seemed to be endorsing the choices made by the people in almost every case, but he has made their political fortunes dependent on him rather than on the electorate.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/9173-10.cfm   (828 words)

 Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
George III was a member of the Regency Council at the beginning of the reign of Ivan the Terrible, but he was deposed and executed at the behest of Yelena Glinskaya (Ivan's mother), who feared his rights to the throne of Muscovy.
Modern center of Kursk oblast of Russia, roughly 225 miles south of Moscow and an equal distance east of Kiev.
In the 14th century, the site of the old town was re-occupied, and saw a brief re-emergence of local autonomy at the end of the 15th century, before being absorbed by Muscovy.
www.hostkingdom.net /russia.html   (2046 words)

 CBSS - Opening speech by the Deputy governor of Kaliningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir N. ...
Due to the geographic situation and the openness of its economy, Kaliningrad Oblast is often referred to as one of the Russian regions, which is the most advanced on the road of market reforms.
In general, the whole complex of tasks facing the Oblast Administration in restructuring the economy and solving social problems, as well as the plan of measures to secure their implementation, is presented in the Regional Programme for Social and Economic Development of Kaliningrad Oblast in 1998 - 2000.
We hope that Kaliningrad Oblast will develop as a territory where mechanisms will be tested of new relations between the EU and the Russian Federation with the active involvement of the CBSS which is a powerful instrument that could help our region to become a bridge between Europe and Russia.
www.cbss.st /documents/cbsspresidencies/7lithuanian/committeeofsenior/dbaFile488.html   (2381 words)

According to the Murmansk Oblast administration press office, as of 12 October 2000 federal authorities owed the Northern Fleet 359 million rubles (almost $13 million as of 12 October 2000).
At the Vidyayevo Naval Base in Murmansk Oblast, on 26 January 1999, a sailor serving on a nuclear attack submarine stole 24 rings of palladium-vanadium wire that form an integral part of the control system for the submarine's auxiliary reactor.
Oblasts that become members of the association may, for instance, sponsor an individual submarine and its crew.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/naval/nucflt/norflt/norflgen.htm   (8587 words)

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